Present at the Safe Cities Conference this July

Applications to present at the 2018 Safe Cities Conference are now open!

This year the conference will be held at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park on Wednesday 18 July.

Connecting a city through safe neighbourhoods involves collaboration between local government, local businesses and the community.  This one day conference will discuss crime prevention, public area safety, person oriented city design and reveal the latest research, new initiatives and long term strategies on how to keep our cities safe.

Be part of the discussion along with others working in community development and safety professionals, architects, town planners, place makers and planning professionals, safety and security industry professionals, academics & researchers, private sector security professionals, councils, law enforcement.

Abstract submissions close Friday 6 April 2018!

Topics for 2018 include:

  • Public area safety
  • Leadership & Collaboration
  • Safe neighbourhoods
  • Connecting a city
  • Evidence-based research
Confirmed Keynotes
  • Associate Professor Rebecca Wickes, Deputy Director for the Centre for Social and Population Research, School of Social Sciences, Monash University
  • Ms Erika Owens, CEO, Crime Stoppers Victoria
  • Mr Neil Fergus, Chief Executive, Intelligent Risks

This conference follows the two day 11th Liveable Cities Conference. Register for the 11th Liveable Cities Conference and receive a discounted registration rate for the Safe Cities Conference. Registration should be made through the 11th Liveable Cities website.

We are looking forward to another successful year of the Safe Cities Conference and hope you can join us, for further information please visit